Body Works, Step Aerobics and Abs

Body Works, Step Aerobics and Abs

Body works and abs is a group exercise in which a lightweight or weight of your choice will be used to burn the calorie with help of a background music. It burns calories as you flow through a variety of exercises to sculpt and tone your body into shape! It improves muscle tone, posture, balance and strength.

Step Aerobics: Two to three times a week – this step aerobics helps to shape thighs, butt and strengthens calves. Moderate to high intensity movements on, over, and around an adjustable step usually involves some jumping and may not be suitable for those with joint conditions. Set to music with a quick pace that burns 300-600 calories/hour, depending on the intensity. If you are not good at climbing steps and moving around you can do this exercise without steps.

High-Low Aerobics: Usually a 55 minutes exercise. Two to three times a week will help to burn the fat.  High impact moves are those in which both feet are simultaneously off the floor. Low impact moves are those in which one foot stays on the floor at all times. Put them together with a soundtrack straight from Much More Retro, and you have traditional aerobics. It burns 300-500 calories/hour (higher impact=higher caloric burn).

Abs/Core: Usually 15-30 minutes, these classes are crammed with sit ups, crunches, planks, and other moves often borrowed from traditional yoga and pilates disciplines. Set to music and faster than regular strength training to burn around 150 calories/half-hour. Those who wants to burn fat around their belly and core can take advantage of this exercise.

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